Category Archives: Swedenborgian Quotes

The Spiritual Value of Groceries @swedenborgfound

The Spiritual Value of Groceries Each moment in life, however small, is important. Swedenborg tells us that all of our actions and decisions, even the seemingly insignificant ones, contribute toward our sense of goodwill or love for others. The first step … Continue reading

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#PrettyPicMonday Sun Worship

Via https://swedenborgstudy.com/books/H.Lj.Odhner_Creation/Odhner-creat2.html The angels, whose idea Swedenborg here records, also said that “from that Sun as a great center, there proceed circles, one after another and one from the other even to the last, where there is an end of … Continue reading

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The Up Side of Giving: a #MeditationForMonday

What if to give up really means to offer the outcome to God, or the universe or life, and stop trying to own it all ourselves? In fact, outcomes are never really ours to own or give.  All we’re doing … Continue reading

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Sowing the Seeds of Love: #MondayMindfulness

“[It is] the Lord’s wish that all blessings spread contagiously and that everyone enjoy mutual love and grow happy as a result.”—Secrets of Heaven 1388

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#ThursdayTheology: Give Divinely

Now since anything we do freely seems to be our own because it comes from our love (acting from our love is acting freely, as already noted), it follows that union with the Lord makes us feel that we have … Continue reading

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#ThursdayThoughts #JohnMuir

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” -John Muir Human beings make up the lowest plane, in which heaven finds its end point. This is because we have … Continue reading

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A Life of Kindness #ThursdayTheology

 

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#ThursdayTheology #Love, #Wisdom and #Service

“Anyone who thinks with some enlightenment can see that love has service as its goal, that love tends toward service, and that love brings about service through wisdom. In fact, love cannot accomplish anything useful by itself, only by means … Continue reading

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#ThursdayTheology #Forgiveness First?

…when sins been set aside, they are forgiven. Repentance must precede forgiveness, and part from repentance there is no forgiveness. DP, NCE, #280 -Swedenborg Controversial? Read about God’s vs. mankind’s forgiveness and where repentance belongs for wrongs perpetrated, in Rev. … Continue reading

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Acts of Service

297. Anyone who thinks with some enlightenment can see that love has service as its goal, that love tends toward service, and that love brings about service through wisdom. In fact, love cannot accomplish anything useful by itself, only by means of … Continue reading

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